I noticed a fuel smell in the cab of my 2000 sonoma 4 cyl seems worse when I am idling. there is no fuel leaking when the motor is off and no running issues. when idling there seems to be fuel dripping off the transmission underneath.

Asked by Mar 10, 2015 at 12:10 PM about the 2000 GMC Sonoma SL Reg Cab Short Bed 2WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I noticed a fuel smell in the cab of my 2000 sonoma 4 cyl  seems worse when I am idling. there is no fuel leaking when the truck is not running.  idling it is dripping off the transmission bell housing.  I can not see it anywhere on the engine and the truck runs without issue

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Sounds like the fuel line in the vicinity of the transmission has a hole or crack in it. Repair it ASAP before your truck goes up in flames.

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